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The Lime Inn

20 Cruz Bay Qtr,, Cruz Bay, St. John
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Ranked #10 of 39 restaurants in Cruz Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Lime Inn restaurant is located in downtown Cruz Bay and has been a favorite between locals and visitors alike since 1984. Still owned and operated by owners Rich and Chris Meyer, your St. John experience is not complete without a visit to our open-air restaurant and a taste of our extensive menu. We are known for our wonderful staff and delicious and consistent meals. Join us for fresh grilled Caribbean Lobster or our whole jerk seasoned and pan seared snapper! You can also eat light with our selection of salads or our famous clam chowder. But don't forget, you can't finish up lunch or dinner without famous Key Lime pie. We are open for Lunch Monday thru Friday from 11:30 to 3, happy hour from Monday thru Saturday at our courtyard bar from 3-6 (1/2 priced drinks), and dinner Monday thru Friday from 5:30 to 10.
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86% Recommend
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English first
Nanuet, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The mussels appetizer was delicious. The scallop and shrimp scampi was also divine. With both these dishes, the sauces were just excellent. The service was also very nice. We had a great dinner there.

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Clemmons, North Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

We recently had lunch at The Lime Inn during our vacation in St John. After our first round of sodas were finished, the waitress shows up with a pitcher of water. She then proceeds to serve glasses of water and removes the empty soda glasses. She never asked if we preferred refills on soda and disappeared so quickly, we never... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We had heard lots of wonderful things about the Lime Inn so we saved it for our last evening on St. John. We all had steaks which were really good. Really neat atmosphere and good location.

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NW Indiana
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Visited Lime Inn on July 15, 2014. Second time there and every bit as good this time. Great drinks, great service, and great lobster. Very friendly staff adds to the experience. Nothing disappoints. Enjoy!

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Greeley, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

We ate at this establishment the last time we visited St. John and weren't disappointed. We decided to eat there again and it was just as good as we remembered. Excellent island food, attentive service and reasonable prices. The Lime Inn should definitely be on anybodies short list of St. John restaurants.

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Atlanta, GA
5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My wife and I visited St. John recently for 6 nights and loved Lime Inn so much we ate there twice. The hostess Chelsea is very attentive to every guest that walks in to the restaurant. The seafood is fresh and tastes wonderful along with the cozy and casual ambiance. She even greets the guests as they leave to show... More

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

..and that exactly what I was looking for. I searched trip advisor for some recommendations on "best seafood" and I actually went to a different spot every night of our vacation. The Lime Tree had, hands down, the most delicious lobster on the island. Which is interesting because I really thought that it would all be similar. They offer any... More

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Orlando, Florida
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This restaurant had the best service I've experienced in the islands, not because it was fine dining but because they were so friendly and attentive. The food was outstanding. They had really fantastic clam chowder, whole fried snapper, and spiced shrimp. The food was also excellent, but the service outstanding. I would go back here for sure.

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Naperville, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Good food and friendly staff. They do a very nice job. It's a tradition to have our first dinner on the island at Lime Inn. Very relaxing.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great restaurant. One of the best on St John. Relaxing atmosphere and owner Rich is a great host. Wonderful service. Don't Wednesday night shrimp night. We have been going to St. John for years and we never skip The Lime Inn

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